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    John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men. New York: Covici-Friede, [1937]. First edition, first state with point between the eights in the pagination on page 88 and "and only moved because the heavy hands were pendula" on page nine. Octavo (7.375 x 4.75 inches; 186 x 120 mm.). 186, [6, blank] pages. Publisher's light brown cloth, spine and front board ruled in black and stamped in orange, outlining text; top edge stained light blue; in original dust jacket. Cloth spine barely toned; rear board with small bump at lower edge; mild occasional thumbsoiling in text; boards slightly rounded; bookseller's ticket on front pastedown. Dust jacket spine toned; jacket panels slightly toned; some mild edgewear to jacket with a few small chips or short tears; some thumbsoiling to rear jacket panel and spine. Near fine. Goldstone and Payne A7a.

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